10 days in Italy, Santorini & Paris Itinerary

10 days in Italy, Santorini & Paris Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 1 night
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Fira, Greece
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip maker app.

Newark, USA to Florence is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Florence. Traveling from Newark in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Florence, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites

Cinque Terre, Italy

— 1 night

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 14th (Sat), hike along Cinque Terre Trails and then trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre road trip app.

Drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Fira, Greece

— 4 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Appreciate the collections at Museum of Prehistoric Thira and MATI Art Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Perivolos and Red Beach. The adventure continues: trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Fira travel planner.

You can fly from Cinque Terre to Fira in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cinque Terre to Fira due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cinque Terre in November, with highs in Fira at 23°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 1 night

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
On the 19th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and then take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paris trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Fira to Paris takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fira to Paris. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Fira in November: high temperatures in Paris hover around 12°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Santorini travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.